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    Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM. This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    Plan of the 1st Battle of Bull Run Virginia 21st July 1861. Topography from U.S. Engineers official map. Shows the area between Sudley Springs and Centreville to the north and New Market to the south. The location of the Warrenton Turnpike is also included.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    Map of Charlotte County, Va. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the Atlanta Campaign Relief shown by hachures. Map of the northwest Georgia showing location and date of engagements, railroads, towns, rivers, and county names and boundaries. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 133.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Description derived from published bibliography.
    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1887
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    Plan of the circle battle between the U.S. ship "Keasarge," Capt. Winslow, and the Confederate cruiser "Alabama," Capt. Raphael Semmes, off the harbor [of] Cherbourg, France : forenoon of Sunday June 19th ... The map shows the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the English Channel. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes, the "Alabama" was a successful blockade runner until her sinking by the "Kearsage."
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-19
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    Stanford's map of the seat of war in America. Scale ca. 1:1,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.55 Sheet 1 is dated Aug. 21, 1861 and sheets 2, 3, and 4 are dated Oct. 1, 1861. Map of eastern United States showing state and county boundaries, cities and towns, rivers, roads, and railroads. Although battlefields are not specifically identified, several towns in eastern Virginia and southern Pennsylvania where battles occurred have been ...
    • Contributor: Stanford, Edward
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia Scale ca. 1:13,350. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.7 Another issue. Sold by booksellers in Richmond, Va. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Petersburg Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Official [signed] N. Michler, Major [of Engrs.]. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink, watercolor, crayon and pencil to show picket lines of the 2nd, 5th, and 6th Union corps situated between Fort Wadsworth and Billup's P.O. on the Weldon and Petersburg R.R. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower right corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 Also covers Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and topography of eastern Virginia. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries. Scale 1:30,000. Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 381 Overprinted to show 1/4-mile concentric circles centered on St. Michaels, Charleston; positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy; "Rebel batteries in possession of National forces [and] batteries still held by the Rebels [on] Sept. 7th 1863." Union positions ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Defenses of Washington, extract of military map of N.E. Virginia : showing forts and roads Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows woods and householders' names in rural areas. In lower left corner: Accompanying report of Brig. Gen. Richard Delafield ... dated October 30, 1865, series III. From: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Washington, 1891-1895, plate 89, map 1. In lower right corner: See Atlas, Plates VII. and VIII. ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Delafield, Richard - United States. Government Printing Office
    • Date: 1865
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    Scott's great snake. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 11 Cartoon map illustrating Gen. Winfield Scott's plan to crush the Confederacy, economically. It is sometimes called the "Anaconda plan." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Elliott, J.
    • Date: 1861
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    Thirty pen and ink maps of the Maryland Campaign, 1862 : drawn from descriptive readings and map fragments Photocopies of manuscript maps showing Union and Confederate troop positions. Confederate troop positions annotated in red pencil. Title from typewritten label (5 x 14 cm.) affixed to p. [1]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 243 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10668 Each map includes note. At lower right of each map: 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1862

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    Port Hudson and its defences Scale ca. 1:72,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 239.6 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 3, between p. 16 and 17. Signed (facism): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Port Hudson and its vicinity, shewing ...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    North Anna. [May 1864] Relief shown by hachures. Shows landownership. Union entrenchments are colored in blue ink, Confederate entrechments are colored in red ink. Indicates roads, railraods, drainage, vegetation, houses, fences, and names of occupants. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 590.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    [Map of part of the counties of McNairy and Hardin, Tennessee, and Alcorn and Tishomingo, Mississippi.] Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S159, S160, S161, 390, 391, 392 Pen and ink manuscript map indicating troop positions near Corinth, towns, mills, railroads, roads, and drainage. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lyell, G. A.
    • Date: 1862
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    Route of the Tenth New York Cavalry from Culpeper to Gettysburg and return. Summer and fall campaigns of 1863. Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 46 Finished pen and ink manuscript map of parts of Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, showing location and date of encampments and battles, route of the Tenth New York Cavalry, route of Capt. Pratt, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Printed version appears in Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. New York Cavalry Regiment, 10th
    • Date: 1863
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    Across Kentucky Scale ca. 1:1,020,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 215.5 Pen and ink sketch map showing "route of regiment" of the "38th Brigade, Gilbert's Division, of Buel's [sic] Army" from Louisville to "Mitchelsville" (i.e., Mitchellville), Tennessee. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia. Carnifex Ferry is located on the Gauley River east of the town of Gauley Bridge. Floyd's Confederate forces are positioned with their backs to the Gauley River, and the Union is shown attacking chiefly in the center and on the left.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-09-25
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    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia Shows roads, railroads, fortifications, settlements, farmhouses with owners' names, and woodlands. Does not show troop positions or movements. Relief shown by contours (10-ft. intervals), hachures, form lines, and spot heights. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Signed in ms. on verso. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Pen-and-ink (red/black ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction. Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-13
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    Map of Amelia Co., Virginia : made under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Capt. P.E. & in charge of Topog. Dept. D.N.V. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Kingston and Atlanta Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.7 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, Cobb, and Fulton counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, towns, roads, railroads, entrenchments, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862]. This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.
    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell - Saunders Family
    • Date: 1862
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    United States: map showing loyal states in green, what the rebels still hold in red, and what the Union soldiers have wrested from them in yellow. Scale ca. 1:13,500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 49a At top of map: Presidential campaign, 1864. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Johnson, McClellan, Pendleton (presidential and vice-presidential candidates) as well as small portraits of 14 former presidents. Also includes short biographies of the candidates, the Union and Democratic platforms, and Lincoln's and McClellan's letters of acceptance. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1864